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The Civil War, (sound recording)

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Title variation
  • American chronicles
  • NPR American chronicles
  • National Public Radio American chronicles
Title variation remainder
  • the Civil War
  • the Civil War
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A century and a half later, the Civil War still resonates with all Americans. NPR captures the battlefield action, the human struggle, and the moral dilemmas of the war that pitted brother against brother, and family against family. From battlefield heroics to heart-wrenching letters home and in-depth profiles of complex characters, this outstanding soundscape is moving and enlightening. Includes expert commentary, gripping stories, and unforgettable voices
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
973.7
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
  • E456
  • E468.9
LC item number
  • .N77 2011ab
  • .C474 2011
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Host, Neal Conan ; participants, Neal Cohen, Shelby Foote, E.L. Doctorow, Sam Waterson, Hal Holbrook, Susan Stamberg, James McPherson, Tony Horwitz
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Civil War, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Selections originally broadcast between Sept. 17, 1988 and Jan. 9, 2011
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Viewing the Emancipation Proclamation ( All things considered, Jan. 3, 1993)
  • disc 1.
  • Introduction
  • Neal Conan
  • Manassas/Bull Run (Weekend edition Saturday, July 21, 2001)
  • Historian Shelby Foote (Fresh air, July 27, 1994) -- Geraldine Brooks' Civil War march (All things considered, Mar. 9, 2005)
  • History of "Dixie" (Morning edition, Nov. 11, 2002)
  • Confederates in the Attic (All things considered, Mar. 14, 1998)
  • Antietam (Weekend edition Saturday, Sept. 17, 1988)
  • Historians search for Civil War relics ( All things considered, Apr. 26, 2010)
  • Civil War relics tempt thieves (Morning edition, July 1, 2008)
  • Living history at Lincoln's summer retreat (Morning edition, July 20, 2009)
  • disc 2.
  • Gettysburg's hallowed ground (Weekend edition Sunday, June 29, 2003)
  • Old army friends, divided at Gettysburg (Morning edition, July 2, 2008)
  • Gettysburg eyewitness (All things considered, Feb. 15, 1999)
  • Gettysburg address read by Sam Waterson (Morning edition, Nov. 19, 2003)
  • Henry Fleming, reluctantly wearing the red badge (All things considered, July 20, 2008)
  • Woman fought like a man for freedom (Weekend edition Sunday, May 24, 2009)
  • Civil War reporters (Morning edition, June 28, 2000)
  • Appomattox (All things considered, Apr. 9, 1998)
  • At Ford's Theatre, Lincoln's death revisited (Morning edition, Feb. 12, 2009)
  • "O captain! My captain!" (Weekend edition Sunday, Apr. 20, 2003)
  • "Battle hymn of the republic," the other national anthem (All things considered, Nov. 13, 2010)
  • disc. 3.
  • E.L. Doctorow on Sherman and The march (All things considered, Oct. 18, 2005)
  • April 1865 (Weekend edition Saturday, May 5, 2001)
  • Letters from Civil War era tell the price of freedom (Tell me more, Feb. 17, 2009)
  • Iowa in the Civil War (Weekend edition Saturday, May 10, 2003)
  • What it means to be free (All things considered, Feb. 15, 1999)
  • The Civil War still stirs the southern soul ( Weekend edition Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011)
  • Union soldier comes home (All things considered, Sept. 18, 2009)
Control code
sky238015057
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs (3 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611742534
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
794253
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1708280
  • a1708280
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Civil War, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Selections originally broadcast between Sept. 17, 1988 and Jan. 9, 2011
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Viewing the Emancipation Proclamation ( All things considered, Jan. 3, 1993)
  • disc 1.
  • Introduction
  • Neal Conan
  • Manassas/Bull Run (Weekend edition Saturday, July 21, 2001)
  • Historian Shelby Foote (Fresh air, July 27, 1994) -- Geraldine Brooks' Civil War march (All things considered, Mar. 9, 2005)
  • History of "Dixie" (Morning edition, Nov. 11, 2002)
  • Confederates in the Attic (All things considered, Mar. 14, 1998)
  • Antietam (Weekend edition Saturday, Sept. 17, 1988)
  • Historians search for Civil War relics ( All things considered, Apr. 26, 2010)
  • Civil War relics tempt thieves (Morning edition, July 1, 2008)
  • Living history at Lincoln's summer retreat (Morning edition, July 20, 2009)
  • disc 2.
  • Gettysburg's hallowed ground (Weekend edition Sunday, June 29, 2003)
  • Old army friends, divided at Gettysburg (Morning edition, July 2, 2008)
  • Gettysburg eyewitness (All things considered, Feb. 15, 1999)
  • Gettysburg address read by Sam Waterson (Morning edition, Nov. 19, 2003)
  • Henry Fleming, reluctantly wearing the red badge (All things considered, July 20, 2008)
  • Woman fought like a man for freedom (Weekend edition Sunday, May 24, 2009)
  • Civil War reporters (Morning edition, June 28, 2000)
  • Appomattox (All things considered, Apr. 9, 1998)
  • At Ford's Theatre, Lincoln's death revisited (Morning edition, Feb. 12, 2009)
  • "O captain! My captain!" (Weekend edition Sunday, Apr. 20, 2003)
  • "Battle hymn of the republic," the other national anthem (All things considered, Nov. 13, 2010)
  • disc. 3.
  • E.L. Doctorow on Sherman and The march (All things considered, Oct. 18, 2005)
  • April 1865 (Weekend edition Saturday, May 5, 2001)
  • Letters from Civil War era tell the price of freedom (Tell me more, Feb. 17, 2009)
  • Iowa in the Civil War (Weekend edition Saturday, May 10, 2003)
  • What it means to be free (All things considered, Feb. 15, 1999)
  • The Civil War still stirs the southern soul ( Weekend edition Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011)
  • Union soldier comes home (All things considered, Sept. 18, 2009)
Control code
sky238015057
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs (3 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611742534
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
794253
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1708280
  • a1708280
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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